Set your standards…and hold them.

We go through our days responding and reacting to the things or events that happen to us, it all starts with an alarm that was set with the intention of getting us up out of bed in the morning so that we can start our day. This alarm is often the first decision that we…

Learning to give yourself permission

"Finding yourself is not really how it works. You are not a ten dollar bill in last winter's coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self is right there, buried under cultural conditioning, other peoples opinions, and inaccurate conclusions you drew as a kid that became your beliefs about who you are. "Finding…

Chasing Progress

The pursuit of perfection is something that so many of us often get caught up in while in reality there is no room for that sort of pursuit in this game that we're playing. Perfection does not exist. How many times have you found yourself waiting for the perfect time to do something, for the…

What happens when hard work doesn’t pay off?

We've all heard the saying before that hard work pays off. But, what happens when it doesn't? What happens when everything that we were working towards comes crashing down? What happens when we don't end up achieving that thing that we were working so hard for in the first place? What happens when, despite our…

Not all physical activity is created equal.

What do you think about when you see the word "conditioning"? Did it have something to do with cardio? I wouldn't blame you if that's what first came to mind. We like using definitions here so lets take a look into what our working definition of conditioning is. Conditioning as defined by the Oxford Dictionary,…

HEAVY

What is heavy? For as long as I can remember, the word heavy has been used to describe multiple aspects of my life. I was first exposed to the idea of something being heavy as a child, at what age this word became a part of my vocabulary I honestly can't remember, but what I…

Make Youth Strong Again

Development can be defined as a continuous process of change in functional capacity. Functional capacity can be viewed as the capability to exist- to live, move, and work- within the real world. In a society where movement governs how an individual experiences life it can be seen that every movement that is made occurs within…